Release Manager for Market Access
Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking Apply
Change & Release Management
Gatekeeper of all releases.
Discuss ongoing priorities and communicate them transparently to relevant stakeholders.
Entry point for market liaison. Ensure all market communications are received in a centralized place. Strive to harmonize exchange contacts list.
Assign follow up to team members.
Ensure transparency of market updates / changes to all relevant stakeholders.
Approach relevant business lines manager, BMO & other support partners when a market communication might offer new opportunities (new products, changes .
Launch a study / project if any interest.
Manage market release as projects, with regular communication / coordination and a strong commitment to no post-release incidents.
Work closely with BMO and compliance when market changes are in relation to regulatory changes.
New Market / Broker
Manage the access to new markets as a project, with regular communication / coordination and a strong commitment to no post-release incidents.
Manage the pre-trade stream of new broker as a project, with regular communication / coordination and a strong commitment to no post-release incidents.
Coordinate with Post-Trade contacts.
Pay a particular attention to front-to-back testing / impact analysis.
Work closely with Infrastructure project managers to manage new co-location / co-location upgrade as a project, with regular communication / coordination and a strong commitment to no post-release incidents
Integration of new activities & new markets
Agile and Continuous Delivery
Member of one our Agile / Continuous Delivery / Devops feature teams (the Electronic Market Access team is organized in different Features Teams aligned to different businesses), organized around sprints following the Scrum methodology.
Relay for the RM tasks in the feature team, but also expected to be able to play the role of Scrum master alternatively with other members of the team
Be impacting on the rest of the areas covered by the feature teams such as the discussion around the code, tests and deployment automation.
Work very closely with our infrastructure team for market intelligence and develop of strong technical understanding of infrastructure (datacenter, network and servers).
Build along with our infrastructure team a precise picture of our Market Access-related infrastructure costs, and follow budget consumption closely.
ILM (Infrastructure Legacy Management).
Hardware purchase / delivery / follow up for Market Access teams.
Degree of autonomy
High level of autonomy is expected. Ability to take initiative and come up with innovative ideas is very welcome.
Internal contacts :
Peers in the Asia-Pacific Market Access Release Management chapter
Other functions in Market Access feature teams (Development, QA and Support)
Other IT applications support / development team
IT infrastructure teams
Business analyst(s) and Architect(s)
Business teams (Equities, Derivatives and Fixed Income), BMOs
Middle- and Back-Office teams
RM / PM teams in Paris or US for global projects
External Contacts :
Exchange or Broker representatives
Profile Requirements :
5 to 7 years in the IT industry
Solid knowledge of Electronic Market Connectivity in Asia
Strong Project Management skills
Exposure to low latency landscape would be a plus
Fluent in English
Chinese (Mandarin / Putonghua) is a plus
Deep understanding of Infrastructure (hardware and network)
Excellent knowledge of Asia Pacific exchanges
Excellent knowledge of Order Management Systems & Market Gateways
Strong knowledge of Equities and Equity derivatives business
Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years.
With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis.
Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.
ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong.
Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model.
Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management.
In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.
By joining the Electronic Market Making entity, you will work in a multi-cultural environment, fostering work / life balance.
You will join a fast-growing team, encouraging exploration and implementation of cutting-edge technologies and ideas, with a flat management structure.
Specific context of the position (environment, special features, etc.)
The candidate will be part of the Electronic Market Making Cross functional team which is composed of around 45 people dedicated to development of business in the Asia Pacific region.
The team is mainly based in Hong Kong with a few people throughout Asia Pacific.
Within that team, the successful candidate will be affected to the Release Management team which is in charge of ensuring the SG change and release management process is properly followed and documented;
and responsible for projects that are results of business or regulatory requests.
Release Management team is essentially an interface between Business, Exchanges and Resource Functions teams. In that regards the successful candidate is expected to be very business-aware and quickly understand users need, subsequently suggest innovative solutions and be committed to delivering corresponding projects within allocated budget and time.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents , regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.
Reference : 21000UMB Entity : SG Securities (HK) Limited Starting date : 2021 / 12 / 01 Publication date : 2021 / 10 / 08 Apply Share